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ROADS on Icy Worlds: Unit 3 Lesson 3

Limits of Life

Lesson Level Question: How can we test the limits of hardy life forms?

Lesson Summary: First, students will examine a series of images to decide which images show evidence of life and which do not. Then, they will assemble and use FoldScopes to find evidence of microscopic life. Finally, students will design and carry out experiments to determine the hardiness of yeast.

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